Roadmap to Trip Snacks
Zevia Diet Soda
Cut back on soda stops; just toss a pack of Zevia in the back! Not only is Zevia zero calorie and stevia-sweetened, but it also comes in a variety of delicious natural flavors, so you can grab a 6-pack of ginger ale, black cherry or strawberry. Plus, once you get where you're going, the leftover drinks will make for a really delicious mixer. Like in this ginger peach mint julep recipe.
Amy & Brian's Coconut Water
If soda isn't your thing, coconut water might be. Let's face it, you're likely going to be sitting for awhile, and even if it doesn't seem like it, you're going to need to hydrate for the long haul. Coconut water is a great source of hydration, and since it's BOGO this week, you've really got no excuse. Plus, the more you drink the more stops you'll make. (And what's a road trip without stopping at, say, the tallest ride in the world?)
Kevita Master Brew Kombucha
You've had your soda or your coconut water; you're hydrated, but our gut tells us that some probiotics might be in order (especially if you're stopping to enjoy any unusual foods on your trip). Be sure to stock your in-car cooler with a few kombuchas. We love Kevita's Master Brew and you'll love having a little extra boost to your digestive system along for the ride.
Falling asleep at the wheel? Not a chance! Florida company Made Coffee is the perfect passenger for those early morning and late night road-trips. Keep their cold brew stashed in your cooler and you'll be wide awake wherever you go!
Road trips usually involve eating on the go. Having light and healthy bars on hand makes short work of breakfast on big trips. Square Organics makes sprouted plant protein bars that are sweetened with coconut nectar, so they have the same glycemic index as an apple, which means you'll won't be dealing with big spikes in blood sugar. Added benefit? Square Organics contributes a portion of sales to nonprofit Not For Sale. More on Square Organics mission here.
Riding in the car is monotonous, but you can mix it up with a variety of snack textures and flavors. Barnana makes some seriously delicious bites, brittle and chips. If you've got a sweet tooth, try the brittle; it tastes like a cross between a slice of banana bread and crunchy chocolate chip cookie.
Epic's protein-packed wild game snack strips are full of flavor and will keep you full and focused as the miles add up. They're 2 for $3 right now, so go hog wild!